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The US’s controversial decision to send cluster munitions to Ukraine, explained

Why cluster bombs are different from other US weapons sent to Ukraine.

Top Dems break with Biden over sending cluster bombs to Ukraine

Some lawmakers say the decision cedes the moral high ground and will kill civilians.

FLASHBACK: White House Press Secretary Said Using Cluster Munitions Would Be A Potential ‘War Crime’

Then-White House press secretary Jen Psaki called Russia’s alleged use of cluster munitions a potential “war crime."

Live updates: Russia's war in Ukraine

It's the 500th day of Russia's war in Ukraine. With a pivotal NATO summit looming, Ukraine has held high-profile meetings and secured controversial cluster munitions from the US. Follow live updates here.

Biden: We're Sending Cluster Munitions to Ukraine Because 'We're Low on' Ammo They Need and They're 'Running out of' Ammo

During a portion of an interview with Washington Post columnist and CNN host Fareed Zakaria set to air on Sunday's broadcast of CNN's "Fareed Zakaria GPS" | Clips

U.S. approves cluster bombs despite humanitarian concerns

The controversial weapons have been banned in more than 100 countries.

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